The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 87 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.39% 0.083% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.73% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
134 113 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.40% 9.43% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 68 45
Average daily rate £350 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Buckinghamshire region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) AMQP
2 4 (80.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Java EE
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) EJB
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) JMS
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (80.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Ant
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) Mercurial
1 4 (80.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) JMS
2 4 (80.00%) Java EE
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) EJB
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) MapReduce
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) Atlassian